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Rihanna May Surprise You With the New Direction of ‘R8′ Album

Not much is known about Rihanna’s next album, which is tentatively titled 'R8,' but a source believes RiRi is adding another element to the project that she's shied away from in recent years.

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Best Songs of the Week: Trey Songz, Gunplay, and Sage the Gemini

In this edition of Songs of the Week, Trey Songz whispers sweet nothings to the ladies, Gunplay calls on his West Side connect and Sage the Gemini enters the pop world with a good friend.

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Elijah Blake Seduces His Lady in ‘I Just Wanna’ Video Featuring DeJ Loaf

R&B singer Elijah Blake is ready to get turned up with his love interest in his new video for "I Just Wanna...,” which is the first single from his upcoming album, 'Shadows and Diamonds.'

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Happy Birthday, Johnny Gill!

The New Jack Swing era brought music many joys. With its emergence, the world also met singer Johnny Gill. The sixth member of New Edition turns 49 today (May 22).

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35 Years Ago: Diana Ross Releases Her Biggest-Selling Album ‘Diana’

On the 35th anniversary of Diana Ross' self-titled 10th solo album, we take a look back at what helped to make the project the biggest-selling project of her career.

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Happy Birthday, Donell Jones!

The turn of the millennium brought fans a lot of gifts when it came to R&B, and Donell Jones was one of them. The Chicago native turns 42 today (May 22).

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Louis Johnson, Legendary Bassist, Dead at 60

Louis Johnson, the bassist who scored a string of hits as one-half of the Brothers Johnson, has passed away at the age of 60.

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10 Stars’ Tattoos Inspired by an Ex-Lover [PHOTOS]

Relationships may not last forever but tattoos certainly do. From Nas to Keyshia Cole to Iggy Azalea and more, check out the permanent ink inspired by their ex-lovers.

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52 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Releases ‘Fingertips’

In the spring of 1963, few people had even heard of "Little" Stevie Wonder -- and based on pop chart history, neither live cuts nor instrumentals were exactly safe bets when it came to choosing singles. But none of that mattered once the world heard "Fingertips" on May 21, 1963.

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Win Tickets to See Seinabo Sey Perform in New York City

Seinabo Sey is kicking off the U.S. leg of her For Madeline tour next week and you have a chance to witness the Swedish singing sensation perform in New York City.

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